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2014-09-30 16:28:24

Discussion focused on Marketplace changes that impact employers, and engagement strategies that improve employee health, care and costs WASHINGTON and DANVERS, Mass., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Eliza Corporation ("Eliza") participated on a panel discussion entitled Direct from Big Employers: How Can Healthcare Help Them? at MedCity ENGAGE, an executive-level event where the industry's brightest minds and leading organizations discuss best-in-class approaches to advance patient...

2014-09-30 12:30:16

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recently released report, "Opportunities for Whole-Person Care in California," produced with support from the Blue Shield of California Foundation, details how California can achieve the goals of lowering costs and improving health by tailoring care to the specific needs of patients. Too often, people with the greatest health and mental health needs experience fragmented systems that leave gaps in their care and don't respond...

2014-09-29 08:25:52

Xcenda conducts first health economic analysis on coffee consumption CHESTERBROOK, Pa., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xcenda, the strategic consulting arm of AmerisourceBergen, one of the largest global pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution service companies, recently conducted the first-ever health economic analysis on coffee consumption. This research was analyzed in an economic model and found that moderate coffee consumption was associated with an increase in life years and a...

2014-09-25 12:29:54

TFAH Applauds CDC for the Announcement WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Trust for America's Health (TFAH) applauds the awarding today of a new set of Community Prevention Grants by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The agency awarded a total of $211 million across every state which will be used to fund evidence-based and innovative partnership approaches to improve the health of Americans. A majority of these grants are from the Prevention...

2014-09-23 16:24:38

Decision Resources Group Announces New Country Archetypes Model: A Guided Tour of Global Market Access BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that similarities in pricing and reimbursement (P&R) decision criteria and payer requirements in key pharmaceutical markets, along with expert insights into each country, allow pharma to leverage similar payer value messaging across different markets. Global market access is extremely complex, with each...

2014-09-23 08:29:30

Forty-four percent of remaining uninsured population falls in the 18-34 age range LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While the percentage of Americans without health insurance has fallen from 22 to 15 percent over the past 11 months, a new Harris Poll survey conducted on behalf of the national non-profit Transamerica Center for Health Studies (TCHS) found that nearly half (46 percent) of those who remain uninsured have still not heard of the individual mandate, and 43 percent have...

2014-09-18 16:27:30

The Report Misses the Mark by Tying the Provision of those Services to Reimbursement Levels and Access to Federal Funding NORTH ADAMS, Mass., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060525/NETH016LOGO As Berkshire Medical Center, local and state officials continue to work on re-establishing desperately needed health care services for Northern...

2014-09-18 12:25:49

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, publisher of Best Hospitals for 25 years, will convene the country's top health care leaders for the second annual Hospital of Tomorrow Leadership Forum, taking place October 6-8, 2014 in Washington, D.C. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100603/PH13717LOGO The forum will spotlight leaders who are improving the quality and delivery of health care. More than 80 speakers, including 19 hospital presidents and CEOs,...

2014-09-17 16:27:23

PHOENIX, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Banner Health leads the field in preparing current and future generations who are working to transform health care, according to The National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL). Banner was listed as a 2014 "Top 10 BOLD" health care organization by NCHL. A total of 19 companies were selected from 120 health systems that participated in NCHL's 2014 National Health Leadership Survey. According to NCHL, BOLD (Best Organizations for Leadership...

2014-09-15 08:28:43

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. and PENSACOLA, Fla., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Blue and Baptist Health Care (BHC) Corporation announce the execution of an accountable care agreement that aims to improve the quality and efficiency of patient care in northwest Florida. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120904/MM67207LOGO Through this arrangement, the organizations plan to improve the patient experience by enhancing the coordination of care between BHC and Florida Blue. Built...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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